Here's the first page of a manuscript draft for Riis's book How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York.
This early 1900s photo (one of over 1,000) documents “one of the dirtiest and most unsanitary rooms ever found by the Tenement House Department," and helped lead to reform.
Ever wonder what this website would look like if it were
Yesterday, EV Grieve discovered a page in the NYPL archives titled: "Apartment
If you've ever lived in an older building in New York, you've
Earlier this week, a former squat, the Bullet Space at 292
A fire broke out in a 6-story Chinatown tenement at 22
The Post has details on how much tenants of 47 East 3rd
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